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Composite Technician

Ref no. BHN569805
Salary £30,000 - £33,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our Client based in Nursling requires an Experienced Composite Technician/assembler to join their growing team

Key skills required for this role

assembly, mechanical assembler, composite


assembly, electro mechanical assembler

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Composite Technician, skilled in the production of precision carbon fibre components to join our Clients manufacturing team.


  • As a member of the composites production team you will be involved in the end-to-end process of producing advanced composites components and assemblies.
  • We are growing the team fast and are looking for experienced team members, ideally with experience in flight certified composite manufacturing
  • Materials and tooling preparation, component lamination, cure preparation, curing, de-moulding, trimming, finishing, bond preparation and adhesive and mechanical assembly
Qualifications and Skills
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed schematics, drawings and instructions
  • Proactive and strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • Adaptable and able to work under pressure to tight timescales
  • High attention to detail
  • Basic computer literacy
Essential Experience
  • Significant experience in a composites production environment working with predominantly pre-impregnated carbon fibre components and assemblies
  • Proven ability to operate with minimal management working with process route cards, lamination books and digital process instructions
  • Sound working knowledge of carbon composite production processes from tool preparation, lamination and cure preparation to part finishing
  • Working knowledge of one or more composite assembly joining techniques
Desirable Experience
  • Experience of working with medium to large scale, flight certified components
  • Ability to interrogate CAD data for information
  • Experience with ultralight bonded structures such as UAV and space applications
  • Exposure to automated manufacturing techniques such as ply cutting, winding and AFP
  • Mechanical fitting, Component inspection (Geometric, NDI)
  • Experience closely following well defined and regulated manufacturing procedures

    Hours of Work Monday to Friday 07:30/08:00 - 16:30/17:30

Must have right to work in the UK as we cannot offer sponsorship

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